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Author(s): Dr. Seuss
The classic Dr. Seuss tale about the journey ahead of all of us as we grow up. From fun times and triumphs to lurches and slumps, Dr. Seuss takes an entertaining look at the adventures that life may have in store for us.
'...my favourite of Dr Seuss's books... not least for its combination of mastery, mystery and possibility.' Guardian 'Dr. Seuss ignites a child's imagination with his mischievous characters and zany verses.' Express 'The celebrated whimsicalist who has given young readers and gigglers so many outrageous adventures over the years has opted for a more purposeful stroll in his latest outing.' New York Times 'The author... has filled many a childhood with unforgettable characters, stunning illustrations, and of course, glorious rhyme.' Guardian 'One book that has proved to be popular for graduates of all ages since it was first published in 1990.' New York Times
Theodor Seuss Geisel - better known to millions of his fans as Dr. Seuss - was born the son of a park superintendent in Springfield, Massachusetts, in 1904. After studying at Dartmouth College, New Hampshire, and later at Oxford University in England, he became a magazine humorist and cartoonist, and an advertising man. He soon turned his many talents to writing children's books, and his first book - And To Think That I Saw It On Mulberry Street - was published in 1937. His greatest claim to fame was the one and only The Cat in the Hat, published in 1957, the first of a successful range of early learning books known as Beginner Books.